Marvelous set of four maps of the Hudson, Button and Baffin Bay regions, Davis Straits and the Coast Labrador, as developed and explored between 1650 and 1750. This map was one of ten maps in Diderot's important 10 volume encyclopedia, one of the most important general compendiums of information of its time. It includes the work of Sanson, De L'Isle and Henri Ellis.
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1772 Denis Diderot & Didier Robert de Vaugondy
Carte qui represente les differentes connoissances que L'on a eues des Terres Arctiques depuis 1650 jusqu'en 1747 . . . 1773